Articles By Kristy Pryma

Archive: July 1998 — Vive le Fran

An English-rights lobby group in Quebec took the province's language watchdog to court over its insistence that businesses replace their English computer software with French versions in July 1998. However, the Quebec government

Published on: July 18th, 2003 Kristy Pryma

CNIB summer camp helps blind with Web design

TORONTO - When most kids return from camp, they come home with little more than a few mosquito bites, some popsicle stick art and a repertoire of ghost stories. However, when the 22

Published on: July 17th, 2003 Kristy Pryma

Furniture firm eases into ERP efficiency

After three quarters of a century spent furnishing its customers with comfort, a Western Canadian furniture and carpet retailer its putting its employees at ease by implementing a mini-ERP software solution.Jordans, a Vancouver-based

Published on: July 15th, 2003 Kristy Pryma

Ontario universities establish super research network

In an effort to advance Ontario's reputation as a research environment, the Optical Regional Advanced Network of Ontario (ORANO) has announced an agreement with the Shared Hierarchical Academic Research Computing Network (SHARCNET) The

Published on: July 11th, 2003 Kristy Pryma

Archive: July 2000 — Sybase goes iAnywhere

Sybase goes iAnywhereSybase Inc. prepared itself in July 2000 for what appeared to be the imminent explosion of the wireless data business by spinning off a wholly-owned division to deliver mobile solutions. iAnywhere

Published on: July 11th, 2003 Kristy Pryma

Rebus out at Cisco Systems of Canada

In a shock to the reseller community, Cisco Systems Canada's vice-president of enterprise and small and medium business operations, Brent Rebus, left his position this week.Rebus, who had previously held the title director

Published on: July 10th, 2003 Kristy Pryma

Canadian Standards Association offers PIPEDA primer

The Canadian Standards Association Monday said it would offer an interactive CD-ROM for Canadian organizations to use in order to provide guidance in preparing for the final phase of the national privacy law.

Published on: July 7th, 2003 Kristy Pryma

CGI cements National Bank of Canada relationship

Five months after acquiring the remaining 3.3 per cent of Cognicase Inc., CGI Group Inc. received a two-year extension on a ten year IT outsourcing contract with the National Bank of Canada originally

Published on: July 4th, 2003 Kristy Pryma

Cossette takes majority stake in IT consulting firm

This week Cossette Communication Group Inc. increased its stake in an IT consulting firm, a move that the company's Toronto president predicted would put them far ahead of competitors.Cossette Communication Group, one of

Published on: July 3rd, 2003 Kristy Pryma

Olympics win gets Vancouver IT firms in the Games

Vancouver's winning bid to host the 2010 Olympics Wednesday was a cause for celebration at two Canadian technology companies. Vancouver-based Destiny Media Technologies Inc. and Telus Corp. both said they played key roles

Published on: July 2nd, 2003 Kristy Pryma

Archive: June 2000 — The PIPEDA parade begins

Three years ago this month the industry was already buzzing about records keeping and the privacy commissioner, but back then the news was that with the passage into law of Bill C-6, companies

Published on: June 27th, 2003 Kristy Pryma

Microsoft backs Pocket PC with developer tools

TORONTO -- Microsoft's mobile developer community met Thursday to learn about the company's new mobile tools and technologies and hear about the opportunities that wireless trends are promised to offer. However, according to

Published on: June 26th, 2003 Kristy Pryma

Archive: June 1999 — A Gigalapse foretold

Robert Metcalfe, creator of Ethernet and the founder of 3Com Corp. took on the role of a tech-age Nostradamus and looked into the future at the World Wide Web Conference in June 1999.

Published on: June 20th, 2003 Kristy Pryma

ADP Canada saves $1 million through better analytics

TORONTO -- ADP Canada says it has already saved more than a million dollars in savings through the use of technology to analyze key metrics.The firm, which provides payroll processing services to companies

Published on: June 18th, 2003 Kristy Pryma

Police forces team up to access mug shots online

A pilot project launched in three southern Ontario police forces is using distributed networked search technology and a facial recognition search engine to bring down the bad guys. The project, currently being tested

Published on: June 17th, 2003 Kristy Pryma